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Genus Chrysobothris

Metallic wood-boring beetle - Chrysobothris buprestid - Chrysobothris scitula Buprestidae - Chrysobothris dentipes Buprestid IMG_9914 - Chrysobothris femorata Buprestid beetles - Chrysobothris Chrysobothris - Chrysobothris caddo Chrysobothris scabripennis - female should be a county record - Chrysobothris purpureovittata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Buprestoidea
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Buprestinae
Tribe Chrysobothrini
Genus Chrysobothris
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in (1) (~20 spp. added since); femorata species-group revised in (2)
Explanation of Names
Chrysobothris Eschscholtz 1829
134 spp. in our area(3), >700 total(4)
worldwide and throughout NA(3)(4)